She's dying and I don't know what to do

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by jannakaye, Jan 24, 2016.

  1. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My little Clover has taken a turn for the worst. She's having seizures and I'm pretty sure her organs are shutting down as she has not used the bathroom in over 24 hrs. What can I do to make her more comfortable or end her suffering? I was going to have her put down this morning but I realized it's the weekend. Any advice is greatly appreciated.
     
  2. Hholly

    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for you and her. If you have a pellet gun, a shot to the back of the head is fast and not too messy. There is also decapitation. If you can devise a killing cone out of a big plastic bottle, it would make things easier. Or you could conk her with a shovel. Sorry you are having to do it.
     
  3. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh, God, I don't know if I can do it. I keep thinking she's gone but she keeps trying.
     
  4. Hholly

    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She's probably close. You can just leave her in a peaceful place and let nature take it's course. Good luck.
     
  5. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    So sorry you are going through this.
     
  6. pattyhen

    pattyhen Chicks Ducks oh my

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    [​IMG] I'm so sorry. She will probably just pass away in her sleep.
     
  7. jannakaye

    jannakaye Chillin' With My Peeps

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    She passed at 10:44. I feel empty.
     
  8. Hholly

    Hholly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sorry for your loss.
     
  9. FridayYet

    FridayYet Innocent Bystander

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    It's very hard. Remember that she had a good life and often there is little we can do except offer comfort.
     
  10. cool chick

    cool chick Out Of The Brooder

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    im so sorry for your loss. I consider my chickens as my babies
     

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